Fifty years ago, all a man had to worry about was the Soviet secret police, swarms of man-eating weasels, and, naturally, the Nude Love Dolls of Nympho Ranch. With this definitive collection of men's adventure - a.k.a. "sweat" - magazines from the 1950s, 60s, and 70s, step into his adrenalin-soled shoes and race away from near-disaster. As part of TASCHEN's Bibliotheca Universalis series, this hom...
Publisher: Taschen GmbH
Language: English, German, French
Amazon Rank: 5597871
Format: PDF ePub Text djvu ebook
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What an incredible book! Thank you to all involved. I can see it is a labor of love. You have taken the guesswork out of seeing art and not knowing for sure who painted it. What a pleasure!I am a little perplexed as to why Mr. Oberg, who I understand...
hunky heroes and outrageous exploits of the mid-century man offers an at once hilarious and fascinating perspective on the male role models of yesteryear. As one protagonist after another fights his way out of a high-risk predicament to save himself and, more often than not, his buxom female companion, from a gruesome or tragic end, these pumped-muscle periodicals are as much vintage entertainment as they are historical testament. With an in-depth introduction as well as chapter-by-chapter essays and an interview with artist Norm Eastman, one of the genre's leading artists, the book explores the socio-political implications of these tall stories of ferocious lions, venomous snakes, and prison shackles, from the role of women to the portrayal of Nazis and Communists.